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Avery M. Bailey

December 2, 1949 ~ November 3, 2018 (age 68)

BAILEY, Avery M., 68, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018.

He was born December 2, 1949 in Tampa, Florida; he was the son of the late Curtis and Marjorie Bailey.  He retired from Southwest Florida Water Management District after 35 years.  Avery was a source of Facebook information that he passed along each day.  All will miss his poignant postings.  He was a witty individual with a dry sense of humor and a quick grasp of movie, music and sports insights. 

He is survived by his brothers and sister-in-law, Kenneth L. & Rita Bailey of Ogden, Utah and Timothy A. Bailey of Plant City, Florida; nieces and nephews in Florida and Utah; life-long friend, Donald Varn of Roswell, Georgia; companion, Karen Beasley of Brooksville, Florida.

A Gathering for family and friends will take place from 3:00-4:00pm, Monday, November 12, 2018 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel, where a Memorial Service will begin at 4:00pm, with Reverend Doug Zipperer officiating.  A Celebration of Life will follow the Services at the Rising Sun Bistro until 8:00pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in his name to Feeding America.

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